Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League

2024 Sportsman’s Dinner on April 13th At Affinity Place

The Estevan Bruins are announcing a change to the lineup for our 2024 Sportsman’s Dinner at Affinity Place on April 13! Due to unforeseen circumstances, Jeremy Roenick is not able to attend the event, but in his absence Hall of Famer, Chris Chelios will be joining Mike Commodore on the Sportsman’s Dinner stage.

Chris Chelios has had one of the longest careers in the NHL. A defenseman, he has played for the Montréal Canadiens, Chicago Blackhawks and the Detroit Red Wings, and has played in the most games of any American-born player in the NHL. He played two years for the University of Wisconsin, leading them to an NCAA title in 1983, and represented the US at the 1982 World Junior Championships, the 1984 Winter Olympics, as well as competing in the Olympics in 1998, 2002, and 2006 when professionals were permitted to play. Prior to the 1984 Winter Olympics he played one season with the Moose Jaw Canucks of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. In the NHL Chelios has been a three-time winner of the Norris Trophy, given annually to the league’s top defenseman, winning in 1989, 1993, and 1996. He has played in 11 All-Star Games, has been first-team All-NHL five times, and three-times has played for the Stanley Cup Champion – for the Canadiens in 1986, and the Red Wings in 2002 and 2008.

Mike Commodore was drafted in the second round (42nd overall) in the 1999 NHL Draft by the New Jersey Devils following a three year collegiate career with the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux. Following his time in New Jersey and a stint with the Anaheim Ducks, Commodore joined the Calgary Flames via trade in 2003. He became an instant fan favourite, characterized by his wild hairstyle and playoff beard during the team’s run to the 2004 Stanley Cup Finals. Prior to the start of the 2005-06 season, he was traded to Carolina and went on to win the 2006 Stanley Cup with the Hurricanes. Commodore made additional NHL stops with the Ottawa Senators, Columbus Blue Jackets, Tampa Bay Lightning and Detroit Red Wings before heading overseas to the Admiral Vladivostok of the Kontinental Hockey League in 2013-14. Over the course of 11 NHL seasons, he played 484 career games and compiled 106 points (23 goals, 83 assists) along with 683 penalty minutes. On the international stage, Commodore represented his country at the 2007 IIHF World Championships in Moscow, helping Team Canada win the gold medal.

Tables of 8 are $1000 plus GST or single tickets can be purchased for $125 Plus GST.

To buy your tickets online, CLICK HERE. Tickets can also be purchased by calling the Bruins office at (306) 634-7730 or emailing